Manifest THIS: Tell GAP CEO to Stop Making 'Manifest Destiny' T-Shirts


Tiny - Posted on 16 October 2012

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Indigenous peoples in resistance
GAP is selling four shirts that promote the Doctrine of Discovery and Manifest Destiny, the biggest one known says Manifest Destiny. What is this? are we Glorifying WESTWARD EXPANSION? one T-Shirt has in a big letters ONWARD
Onward towards what? EXPLOITATION? COLONIZATION? THIRD WORLD LIVING CONDITIONS?

CORPORATE GREED- THE GAP are making MONEY at the EXPENSE of NATIVE PEOPLE- THEY FEEL like they have the RIGHT TO- "MANIFEST DESTINY"

THEY ARE IN VIOLATION OF THE UNITED NATIONS THE DECLARATION ON THE RIGHTS OF INDIGENOUS PEOPLES!

Two of the shirts have been pulled off the online gap catalog and two others stay view this public album to view the colonization clothing line at: https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.547271127914.2023950.80300382&type=3

CALLING ALL MEDIA!

THE DEMANDS:
1. PULL ALL SHIRTS AND ADVERTISEMENTS with these four shirts from online and offline sale and promotion

2. ALL MONEY MADE FROM SALE OF the four tshirts be donated to the legal defense for political prisoner Leonard Peltier for his freedom to bring him home!

3. Fire the designer Mark McNairy, and agree to never contract with this designer in the future;

4. GAP and MCNAIRY to WRITE A PUBLIC FORMAL APOLOGY taking full responsibility for promotion and selling of shirts

PRESS RELEASE: https://www.facebook.com/notes/aim-southern-cal/american-indian-movement-southern-californialeft-furious-and-demanding-more-from/515193181825360

AIM Southern Cal has been following and creating activism around these GAP shirts and will have a representative delivering a Letter to GAP personally!

What can u do:

COME and deliver the letter! MEET in front of GAP!
We are meeting up at 12pm to give the letter publicly

BRING your Camcorder, camera or phone
the more media the better

We are also looking for handdrum singers to sing while giving the letter to GAP

BOYCOTT GAP AND DEMAND FORMAL APOLOGY!

SUPPORT THE DECLARATION ON THE RIGHTS OF INDIGENOUS PEOPLES!

FREE LEONARD PELTIER!
and all INDIGENOUS POLITICAL PRISONERS!

NOTE: We may or may not walk to GAP Inc headquarters which is 10 blks away on 2 folsom street

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